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Property Maintenance Apprentice at Balcarras School

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  • Reference: VAC001659273
  • Total Positions: 1
  • Location: Cheltenham
  • Salary: £153.98 Per Week
  • Hours: 37 Per Week
  • Closing Date: 28 October 2020
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Duties will include:

  • Maintenance of school premises, grounds, and sports facilities
  • The use and maintenance of hand tools and basic light machinery
  • To keep boarders, thoroughfares, and footpaths clear and free from litter
  • Prepare plant beds when required
  • Renewing light bulbs and fluorescent fittings and cleaning fittings
  • Carry out daily litter collection duties and emergency cleaning duties arising during the working day
  • Take delivery of school supplies and distribute as necessary
  • Assist with manual tasks as required including the moving and setting up of furniture for school functions
  • Ensuring that Health and Safety regulations are always adhered to

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Excellent numeracy and literacy skills
  • Communication skills

Personal qualities

  • Ability to work on own initiative
  • Ability to work smoothly and harmoniously with other members of staff
  • Ability to work under pressure and remain cheerful and composed
  • Ability to deal competently and diplomatically with requests
  • DBS Check
  • Willingness to work flexible hours

Desired qualifications

Four GCSE grades A*- D or 9 - 3 including maths and English or equivalents.

Future prospects

Possible permanent position upon completion of apprenticeship.

Things to consider

  • Flexibility with working hours
  • Holiday entitlement: Standard including Bank Holidays
  • Staff benefits: Use of Gym

About the employer

Balcarras School is an OFSTED Outstanding comprehensive school located in the charming area of Charlton Kings in Cheltenham. We pride ourselves that this is a school where every individual is valued and feels safe, where each student is inspired not only to do their best but to expand their horizons, and where everyone involved in school life feels a great sense of pride and enjoyment at being part of this community.


Balcarras School


East End Road





GL53 8QF

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Why Gloucestershire College?

We have a lot of experience offering Apprenticeships and work-related training. We have industry-standard facilities and experienced teaching staff which provide the ideal complement to work-based learning.

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90% of students would recommend GC and 95% said that the teaching on their course was good.

Ofsted has rated us good.

  • We offer industry relevant facilities
  • Our lecturers are passionate subject specialists
  • Employers value our students' skills

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